TU-2.4 Reduce use of cigars by adolescents (past month)

National Data Source
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (CDC/NCHHSTP)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
percent 
Baseline (Year)
14.0 (2009)
Target
8.0
Target-Setting Method
Retention of Healthy People 2010 target
Numerator
Number of students in grades 9 through 12 who reported having smoked cigars on 1 or more of the 30 days preceding the survey.
Denominator
Number of students in grades 9 through 12.
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data

From the 2009 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System:

[NUMERATOR:]

During the past 30 days, on how many days did you smoke any cigars, cigarillos, or little cigars

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Data Collection Frequency
Biennial
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Retained from HP2010 objective

Comments

Methodology Notes

Students are classified as using cigars if they report smoking one or more cigars in the 30 days preceding the survey.